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tae aerospace
17 Jul 2017
How TAE became a ‘big SME’
TAE chief executive Andrew Sanderson has outlined some pivotal points of business change as Amberley-based TAE Aerospace transitioned into becoming on...
sa to go it alone with space agency if federal government doesn rsquo t act fast
17 Jul 2017
SA to go it alone with space agency if federal government doesn’t act fast
The South Australian government has said it will push ahead with plans for its own local industry node of a future Australian space agency, blaming th...
17 Jul 2017
Propensity for failure is defence innovation’s Achilles heel
The chief executive and co-founder of Maestrano Stephane Ibos has highlighted key vulnerabilities within defence’s innovation processes as a fundame...
14 Jul 2017
Prime to establish Australian sovereign capability centre
The announcement that Rheinmetall Defence Australia will establish its LAND 400 combat reconnaissance vehicle program in Queensland also revealed it w...
14 Jul 2017
Defence announces over $12m of innovation investments
Australia’s defence forces will have access to ground-breaking technology, with the second tranche of Defence Innovation Hub investments worth $12.3...
14 Jul 2017
Defence can utilise Vic and SA manufacturing skills: Marles
The demise of Australia’s car manufacturing sector has been a cause of concern for many federal and state politicians over the last few years. But...
14 Jul 2017
ANAO says Defence spending data incomplete and unreliable
A report from the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has questioned Defence’s spending data, finding it to be “neither complete nor reliable...
14 Jul 2017
SMEs welcome state ministers' collaboration
A Victorian defence organisation has praised the efforts of Victorian, South Australian and West Australian state ministers in uniting and calling for...
14 Jul 2017
Australia set to upgrade Super Hornets following US approval
The US State Department has approved potential foreign military sales to Australia for F/A-18 Super Hornet upgrades and 120mm tank ammunition, worth a...
14 Jul 2017
Exercise Talisman Sabre heats up
The high-end war-fighting phase of Exercise Talisman Sabre 2017 has begun in central Queensland, with more than 10,000 combat soldiers going into the ...
13 Jul 2017
State rivalries put aside for benefit of naval industry participation
State defence ministers have forgone state rivalries for the sake of Australian industry, penning a letter to a Senate inquiry into the naval shipbuil...
13 Jul 2017
Defence sustainment monitoring and reporting must improve: ANAO
A range of specific operational problems are detracting from the efficient and effective sustainment of defence capability and Defence must improve it...
13 Jul 2017
Defence and industry initiative could transform government procurement and planning
A Defence and industry initiative has been put forward as a model for government to use to improve and integrate procurement and project planning, a...
13 Jul 2017
WA SMEs impressed by OPV tenderer
Small and medium enterprises from Western Australia have been left impressed after meeting with a high level delegation from one of the companies te...
13 Jul 2017
Cirrus MD on Defence attitude to Australian technology sector
Cirrus managing director Peter Freed has highlighted some of the shifting policies on the part of Australian defence agencies around developing closer...
12 Jul 2017
QLD company in the prime of its life
A Queensland-based company and F-35 supplier has achieved two important milestones, with two of the world’s largest global defence companies. ...
12 Jul 2017
Drowning in tiers: Understanding capability gaps in the Future Submarine Project
Since the Future Submarine Project came into being, classification of primes, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and the development of Australia’...
12 Jul 2017
OPV tenderer forging Australian connections
A high level delegation from one of the companies tendering for the Offshore Patrol Vessels project has arrived in Australia to meet with key members ...
12 Jul 2017
Aus DoD awards improvised explosive device contract
A Queensland-based company has secured a contract from the Australian Department of Defence (DoD) for its REDWING counter-improvised explosive device...
12 Jul 2017
Defence health projects gaining traction
Following the release of the request for tender for Phase 3 of the Deployable Health Capability (DHC) project, JP 2060, the Department of Defence has...

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